In view of the Bharatbandh call by some organisations as a protest against the Agnipath scheme, security has been beefed up in several states. Tight security forces are deployed in Bihar, Vijayawada, West Bengal's Howrah and Punjab to tackle any crisis that may arise. Parts of Delhi witnessed traffic jams as several roads were blocked ahead of the Congress' protest against the Agnipath and ongoing Rahul Gandhi's ED grilling.
A large number of govt employees under the aegis of the PRC Struggle Committee took out a massive protest rally on Feb 3 in #Vijayawada. The rally 'Chalo Vijayawada' was organized in protest against the new Pay Revision Commission (PRC), despite the restrictions imposed by the State Govt. Rising 'We Want Justice' slogans, employees took out the protest rally and staged a protest on BRTS Road. Earlier, the police had denied permission for the protest and curbs were imposed across #AndhraPradesh.
District Collector A Md Imtiaz conducted surprise checks at Karmika Nagar and Machavaram in the city, which were declared Red Zones in Vijayawada.
Vijayawada Municipal Corporation is trying to eliminate plastic and go garbage-free by June 30.
As a heat-wave takes over India, fishermen in Vijayawada are facing difficulties in fish preservation after a catch.
Although the Censor Board cleared Ram Gopal Varma's controversial film ‘Lakshmi’s NTR’, Vijayawada police asked the director to return to Hyderabad.
Twenty people had a narrow escape when an overloaded barge drowned in Krishna river on its way to Gudimetla Village, Chandarlapadu mandal.
WADA director general Niggli says a few hundred Russian athletes could te tested positive after the examination of recently-acquired data.
Fire broke out in a plastic godown in Auto Nagar area of the city on Thursday. The firemen reached the spot and are bringing down the flames.
The Naxals were involved in attacking police personnel in Bacheli, which claimed life of one police personnel.
In Dantewada of Chhattisgarh, two Maoists surrendered before the police. It includes a woman Maoist. The Female Maoist is accused of being involved in the killing of 29 security personnel in separate
An overloaded boat capsized in the Krishna river near Vijaywada leading to death by drowning of 16 tourists
16 passengers died and at least 10 others were feared drowned after a tourist boat capsized at Ibrahimpatnam in Vijayawada on Nov 12. It was returning from Bhavani Island to the Pavithra Sangamam
Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel carried an ailing tribal woman on a make-shift stretcher on foot for about seven kilometres in the Naxal-affected Dantewada district of Chhattisgarh.
A Kadapa-Vijayawada private bus went up in flames reportedly due to a short circuit in the wee hours of Wednesday at Prakasam district of AP. Luckily no one suffered any injuries and are safe.
The incident took place at around 8.45 am, when the CNG bus was on its way to the Railway Station from Autonagar bus stop. On reaching the medical bus stop, the driver heard a sound from the engine
The two monorails were moving in opposite directions from Wadala to Chembur and vice versa on the same track in Mumbai's Chembur.
Heavy rush at a liquor store in Vijayawada as the Andhra Pradesh government agrees upon the ban on liquor shops on the national and state highways.